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Norma Lopez Cedillo, the President of Nuvo Contractor, Inc., was arrested for committing workers’ compensation fraud last week. Florida Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Jimmy Patronis announced Cedillo’s arrest on August 13th, 2019, stating that Cedillo had been avoiding paying almost $737,000 in workers’ compensation insurance premiums for the previous six months. It is not yet known whether Cedillo has hired an attorney

The company reported a profit of nearly $5.5 million in the last year, but claimed a payroll of only $103,000 on their workers’ compensation policy. The investigation against Cedillo by Patronis’ Bureau of Workers’ Compensation Fraud showed that she had concealed payroll information to avoid paying higher premiums. 

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automobile-automotive-car-1073031-300x178Timothy Miller of West Palm Beach, Florida was arrested on after he allegedly attempted to kidnap a 12-year-old school boy in Boynton Beach.

Miller, 26, faces charges that include kidnapping, child neglect, DUI, and resisting arrest. He is being held without bond at Palm Beach County Jail. It is unclear if he has acquired the services of an attorney.

According to Palm Beach police, the alleged attempted kidnapping occurred at approximately 4 p.m. August 21 along Hypoluxo Road. The victim had gotten off a school bus and was walking when Miller allegedly drove up in a pickup truck.

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Jeffery Epstein, 66, was found dead in his Manhattan jail cell on August 10th, 2019 of suspected suicide. Epstein had been accused of sexually abusing multiple women as children and was registered as a Level 3 sex offender in November 2011. 

His death has ended the almost decade-long criminal case against him. Now, his lawyers have cited civil forfeiture as their way of compensating the women he allegedly sexually abused. 

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adult-beer-bottle-blur-174936-300x225Palm Beach County Fire Rescue firefighter Juan Ferro Saenz was arrested on July 28 for allegedly driving while under the influence of alcohol.

Saenz, 25, faces one charge of driving under the influence of alcohol. He was released on his own recognizance the next morning. It is unclear if he has acquired the services of an attorney.

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squad-car-1209719_1920-300x162Darran Johnson of Boynton Beach, Florida was arrested on August 14 for his alleged involvement in last month’s crash that killed Broward Sheriff’s Office deputy Benjamin Nimtz.

Johsnon, 32, was charged with DUI manslaughter, DUI with damage to another’s property, vehicular homicide, reckless driving causing injury, driving with a suspended license, and possession of marijuana. He was also ticketed for speeding and running a red light. He was ordered held without bond.

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